Making the economy work for more people is a key focus for JPMorgan Chase. As part of that mission we launched Advancing Black Pathways—an initiative that builds on our existing efforts to help the black community chart stronger paths towards economic success and empowerment.


Advancing Black Pathways

Expanding Economic Opportunity For Black People

We are uniquely positioned to marshal our resources to help address some of the persistent challenges facing the black community. Everyone deserves the opportunity to participate in economic growth. That’s why we are providing more support for the black community in their pursuit of educational, career, business and personal financial success




Advancing Black Pathways combines JPMorgan Chase’s business and philanthropic resources to focus on three pathways to accelerate economic empowerment and opportunity for the black community.

Contact Us

Through Advancing Black Pathways, JPMorgan Chase is expanding upon the work we’ve been doing for decades to help black communities seize economic opportunity.

Contact us if you’d like to learn more about our efforts or get involved.

In Our Words

"Advancing Black Pathways is about empowerment: we have a unique opportunity to empower communities—with the resources and support—and build pathways for more promising horizons in education, careers and wealth."

Sekou Kaalund

JPMorgan Chase Managing Director, and Head of Advancing Black Pathways

"We know that when we bring the full power of our firm to our branches, customers and communities, we can make a significant positive impact. I’m so proud to play a role in Advancing Black Pathways which will provide more opportunities for Black Americans to build wealth."

Thasunda Duckett 

Chase Consumer Banking CEO, and Advancing Black Pathways’ Executive Sponsor

"One of our responsibilities as a firm is to expand opportunities for everyone. We’ve seen great success with our efforts to create opportunities for women and veterans. I’m confident that Advancing Black Pathways will help Black Americans be economically successful."

Jamie Dimon

 JPMorgan Chase Chairman & CEO